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filed June 25, 2001 under Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1

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ONTARIO regulation 251/01

made under the

occupational health and safety act

Made:  June 20, 2001
Filed:  June 25, 2001
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: July 14, 2001

Amending Reg. 854 of R.R.O. 1990

(Mines and Mining Plants)

Note: Since the end of 2000, Regulation 854 has been amended by Ontario Regulation 174/01.  Previous amendments are listed in the Table of Regulations published in The Ontario Gazette dated January 20, 2001.

1. Regulation 854 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by adding the following sections:

11.2 (1) Employers engaged in surface mine operations shall establish and maintain the following training programs:

1. Modular Training Standards — Surface Miner (Program #770210) Common Core Modules U5030, U5031, U5032.

2. Modular Training Standards — Surface Miner (Program #770210) Specialty Modules.

(2) Employers shall train workers in the common core modules described in subsection (1),

(a) by September 30, 2002 if the worker commenced employment on or before September 30, 2001; or

(b) within 12 months after commencing employment, if the worker commences employment after September 30, 2001.

(3) Subsection (2) does not apply if the worker successfully completed a program described in subsection (1) before being employed by the employer.

(4) A worker shall be trained in the appropriate common core modules before beginning training in a specialty module.

(5) A certificate of achievement showing that a worker has successfully completed a training program referred to in subsection (1), issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, is conclusive proof for the purposes of this section of the worker’s successful completion of the program.

11.3 In accordance with the Agreement on Internal Trade, 1995 and the Protocols of Amendment, a worker shall be deemed to hold a certificate referred to in subsection 11 (4), 11.1 (4) or 11.2 (5) if he or she has successfully completed equivalent training in another province or territory of Canada, as determined by the Director.